On February 23, 2018 Las Villas del Norte will publish an online course by Moises Garza titled "How to Use the Monterrey Online Archives". In this online course members of Las Villas del Norte will learn about the Monterrey Online Archives, the record collections that it contains, and the tools and books you will need to find your ancestor in
like always I had a great time presenting for Las Villas del Norte. This is the first video that we record without holding a meeting at our usual place. I think that we are evolving to be more digital with no central place other than our website.
We are currently looking into making webinars as a way of holding an
One of the early and founding families of Laredo is that of Juan Bautista Sanchez and Juana Maria Diaz.
They are listed in the 1757 census of Laredo as follows: Don Juan Bautista Sanchez, casado con Dona Juana Diaz, diez hijos, todas armas y dos caballos. Heres is the English translation: Mr. Juan Bautista Sanchez, married with Mrs. Juana Diaz, … Read the rest
One of the early families of Saltillo is that of Santos Rojo and Beatriz Ruelas Navarro. The name of Santos Rojo appears in many historical documents in the archives of Saltillo.
The father of Santos Rojo is Francisco Rojo and I have yet to discover the name of his mother. As for his wife Beatriz, I have not been able … Read the rest
On January 19, 2018 Las Villas del Norte will publish on their website a presentation by Moises Garza titled "Why You Should be Using a Computer Program to Manage Your Family Tree".
If you are still managing your family tree with pen and paper and or another system to manage it then this presentation is perfect for you. Learn first
One of the early families of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico was that of Lucas Garcia and Juliana de Quintanilla.
The parents of Lucas Garcia are Baltzar de Sosa and Maria Ines Rodriguez. The parents of Juliana de Quintanilla are Juan de Farias and Maria de Treviño.
The first mention of Lucas Garcia was in September 20, 1596 among the other … Read the rest
Listen to Moises present "Resources to Help You Get The Most Out of Your DNA". This presentation was done back in September by Moises Garza to the Nuevo Santander Genealogical Society in Zapata County.
Here is the table of contents for the video and a short description of each section.
Intro Dialogue (0:11) = Moises provides update on Las Villas … Read the rest
One of the early families of La Villa de Camargo is that of: Captain Blas Maria de la Garza Falcon and Maria Josefa de los Santos Coy. Please note that Blas and Maria Josefa did not have any children, at least I have not been able to find any for them.
Now, in the 1757 census of Camargo they are … Read the rest
This is our fourth and final newsletter for the year 2017 and if you are a member of Las Villas del Norte you can get it here for free.
Please ensure to download your very own copy and save it to your digital archives or library.
Also you are more than welcome to submit articles for our next newsletter.
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The December presentation for Las Villas del Norte has been cancelled. Instead, on December 10, 2017 we will publish a presentation titled "Resources to Help You Get The Most Out of Your DNA". This presentation was done back in September by Moises Garza to the Nuevo Santander Genealogical Society in Zapata County. Members can just sign in to watch the